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This former British Hill Resort lies on 1890 meters above sea level. If you arrive in the evening then come prepared with a sweater and long pants. Around Nuwara Eliya there are lots of tea plantations and factories. That's mainly what you come to look at.

  • Last visit to Nuwara Eliya: Dec 2002
  • Intro Written Feb 23, 2003
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  • Gili_S's Profile Photo
    Jan 2, 2011 at 10:14 AM

    I see some food tips here and huh, some Swiss chocolate, was that real Swiss or....?

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Jan 1, 2011 at 6:00 AM

    So this is where the tea comes from! Glad to see they also sell good old Swiss Toblerone. My daughter is in Sri Lanka right now with her family, but I don't think they are planning to go up into the hills.

  • iris2002's Profile Photo
    Nov 23, 2008 at 2:07 PM

    Wow - what a travel map - almost alllll blue!!! Must explore more, never made it to Sri Lanka but loved India mainland.

  • PierreZA's Profile Photo
    Sep 30, 2008 at 12:36 AM

    It looks so beautiful! Your Sri Lanka pages are great!

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Aug 25, 2007 at 2:41 AM

    I can see why the lush green countryside would be good for growing tea.

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Jun 11, 2007 at 2:07 AM

    Interesting little page. So it looks like the Europeans buy the clothes which they had just donated in Europe. I am glad to see that plenty of chocolate is available in Sri Lanka, so I should take it as a travel destination into account. *winkygrin*

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    May 18, 2007 at 3:33 PM

    I would love to visit Sri Lanka, so thanks for the beautiful photos of the countryside! The cold weather clothes tip was funny - when I was living in Papua NG, my company issued me a 'clothing allowance' for a business trip to frigid S. Korea!

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2007 at 2:54 AM

    Great sceneries, tea and used clothes sold from a truck! I have to see it someday!

  • jo104's Profile Photo
    Jan 24, 2007 at 3:48 AM

    Actually come to think of it Ifancy a cuppa :-) nice tips

  • BluBluBlu's Profile Photo
    Aug 3, 2005 at 10:24 AM

    Great pics & tips...brought back fond memories!

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